Keyword: surgery

Amazing Catfish

The Amazing Catfish (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 06/12/2014
When 20-something Claudia is admitted to the hospital with appendicitis, she shares a room with ailing matriarch Martha. As the two pass a bag of potato chips between their beds, they find themselves bonding. Martha has four children from three different fathers and Claudia has been on her own all her life. When Martha sees Claudia walking home after her surgery, she offers her a lift. Claudia...
American Mary

American Mary (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 05/30/2013
Mary Mason is a medical student who is growing increasingly broke and disenchanted with medical school and the established doctors she once idolized. The allure of easy money sends a desperate Mary through the messy world of underground surgeries which leaves more marks on her than the so-called freakish clientele.

The Danish Girl (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 02/04/2015
The story of real-life Danish painter Einar Wegener who, in 1931, became the first man to undergo a sex-change operation. His wife Greta, also a painter, first discovers her husband's affinity for feminine attire when he sits in for one of her models. Ultimately, she encourages him on his transexual journey.

The Hollars (2015)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 01/28/2015
John Hollar, an aspiring New York City artist, brings his girlfriend to his Middle America hometown on the eve of his mother's brain surgery. John must navigate the stress of his mother's operation, his dysfunctional family, old high school pals from his past, and an overeager ex girlfriend.

Ich seh Ich seh (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Lucy

Lucy (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 07/24/2014
Lucy, a student living in Taiwan, is tricked into delivering a briefcase, resulting in her being kidnapped and having a package containing a dangerous synthetic substance surgically implanted in her body. She is intended to be a vessel for the chemical, but it leaks into her system, unlocking her cerebral capacity to superhuman levels. She races across the world to enlist the help of a brain...

The Manor (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 78 minutes Release date: 11/29/2012
Documentary filmmaker Shawney Cohen returns home to a small Ontario town to help his family through a difficult time: his 400-pound father is about to undergo stomach reduction surgery and his 85-pound mother refuses to acknowledge her complicated relationship with food. While the family grapples with his father's medical challenge, Shawney must help his younger brother run the Manor, the family's...
Dir: Shawney Cohen
With: N/A

Naomi Campbell, It's Not Easy To Become A Different Person (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 83 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Yermen is a poor transgender woman in Chile. Her neighbors think she is a witch, and she is on-again, off-again with her boyfriend. But none of this kills her spirit. After learning about a plastic surgery competition on television, she decides to try out in order to complete her gender reassignment surgery. There, Yermen meets an enigmatic woman who hopes to look like fashion model Naomi Campbell...

New Boobs (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Filmmaker Sacha Polak has known for some time that she has inherited the rare BRCA1 cancer gene from her mother. Her anxiety is mounting as she is now 28 years old. Cancer claimed her mom at the age of 29. Here, we watch Polak's intimate video journals and conversations with family and friends as she considers her options.

The Paw Project (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 58 minutes Release date: 09/26/2013
This is the story of a grassroots movement to protect cats, both large and small, from the practice of declawing. The movement has prevailed, despite the efforts of well-funded professional veterinary associations, and this documentary chronicles the unexpected twist of fate that led to the protection of many animals through the advocacy efforts led by Dr. Jennifer Conrad and The Paw Project.